Where in Europe?

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    Oct 02, 2010 4:53 AM GMT
    Now, its almost time to go home after my second summer travelling and working in the US and so i need to sort out my life for the next year....the joy.

    Anyway, Ive decided im gonig to do the whole summer camp experience (where ive been working at the past two summers - cannot get enough of those autistic kids!!) for one more summer next year before i start unviersity and the thought of going home for a whole 8 months, well im hating it lol.

    Anyway, as well as having small trips away around europe when i can spare the money, im thinknig about spending two/three months in a different country, living and working there before i start summer camp

    preferably March/april/may time!

    Anyway i have no idea where to start and how to get the ball rolling - Ive tried to find things online but there all generic and are about "planning your time right and finances blahblahblah"

    I need your guys' help! WHERE IN EUROPE?!!! not bothered about weather. Needs to be fairly cheap to start with so i can get off my feet! Not really fluent in any language (only german but im thinking of going south) and needs to be a city, or easily accessible like Sitges and Barcelona!

    Anyway any help you can give would be awsome
    Cheers!!
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    Oct 02, 2010 5:03 AM GMT
    you want to go work in Europe? With the high unemployment from the last crisis, i really don't know how you'll manage.
    unless you have a very specialized field for which there's a high demand.

    some countries are doing better though: Germany, Scandinavia ...
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    Oct 02, 2010 5:05 AM GMT
    I happen to call myself "The special needs whisperer". It's just my job.

    Anyways, anyone on the Euro is going to be expensive. If you can avoid that, like stay in Eastern Europe, go for it. If you're used to the Euro than go anywhere.

    Athens is fairly English speaking friendly. What about Prague? THat's an amazing city.

    It's going to be really hard to find work w/o visa. I have had some friend's teach instrument lessons under the table and things like that. good luck.
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    Oct 02, 2010 1:28 PM GMT
    You're probably better off starting in Australia... we weathered the GFC really well, so there isn't a jobs shortage, and with our dollar again approaching parity with the US dollar, and the exchange rate to the Euro quite favourable, you could make your savings here then head to Europe with your wallet full...
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    Oct 13, 2010 7:54 AM GMT
    Slovenia is awesome, i jumped on a train at random whilst backpackin with mates. Ljubljana was a great place.
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    Oct 15, 2010 9:18 PM GMT
    Viennese gay bars were the friendliest, and the people in general the nicest.